Wis. Admin. Code Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System § UWS 7.02 - Serious criminal misconduct

Current through March 28, 2022

(1) In this chapter, "serious criminal misconduct" means:
(a) Pleading guilty or no contest to, or being convicted of a felony, in state or federal court, where one or more of the conditions in par. (b), (c), (d) or (e) are present, and the felony involves any of the following:
1. Causing serious physical injury to another person.
2. Creating a serious danger to the personal safety of another person.
3. Sexual assault.
4. Theft, fraud or embezzlement.
5. Criminal damage to property.
6. Stalking or harassment.
(b) A substantial risk to the safety of members of the university community or others is posed.
(c) The university's ability, or the ability of the faculty member's colleagues, to fulfill teaching, research or public service missions is seriously impaired.
(d) The faculty member's fitness or ability to fulfill the duties of the faculty member's position is seriously impaired.
(e) The opportunity of students to learn, do research, or engage in public service is seriously impaired.
(2) Conduct, expressions, or beliefs which are constitutionally protected, or protected by the principles of academic freedom, shall not constitute serious criminal misconduct.
(3) Except as otherwise expressly provided, a faculty member who has engaged in serious criminal misconduct shall be subject to the procedures set forth in ss. UWS 7.03 to 7.06.
(4) Any act required or permitted by ss. UWS 7.03 to 7.06 to be done by the chancellor may be delegated to the provost or another designee pursuant to institutional policies approved by the Board of Regents under s. UWS 2.02.


Wis. Admin. Code Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System § UWS 7.02
CR 06-078: cr. Register May 2007 No. 617, eff. 6-1-07. Amended by, 2015 Wis. Act 330 s. 20: am. (4) Register April 2016 No. 724, eff.5/1/2016 Amended by, CR 20-060: am. (1) (d) Register May 2021 No. 785, eff. 6/1/2021

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